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by tripleman
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image
Replies: 8
Views: 6026

Re: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image

Thanks for your replies. You are correct that the destination drive is larger than the source drive (5 TB as opposed to 2 TB). Thanks for fixing that bug, it seems it was the cause of the message I was receiving. In the end, I ran a few of the free, trial versions of programs that recover data (they...
by tripleman
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image
Replies: 8
Views: 6026

Re: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image

Thanks for your reply. I'm trying to image the HD portion of a Fusion Drive because the SSD portion has failed. I used DDRescue-GUI to create an image of Disk0. I left the house while it was running. When I returned and woke my computer I was presented with this message from DDRescue-GUI: Recovery w...
by tripleman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image
Replies: 8
Views: 6026

Re: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image

So, to answer my own question, I imaged the data (HD) partition. There were 0 problems, 0 unreadable sectors but, when I went to mount the image, DDRescue-GUI was unable to mount it, saying that the file system was damaged. This is not so surprising to me as the SSD portion of a Fusion Drive has the...
by tripleman
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Apple Fusion Drives and what to image
Replies: 8
Views: 6026

Apple Fusion Drives and what to image

I have an iMac with a Fusion Drive, with only one partition on it, that is having severe problems. I've read the documentation and I can't really find if it's better to try to image a device or a partition and whether it matters if the (failing) drive that I want to image is an Apple Fusion Drive si...